Monday, 29 December 2008

Yr13 Resit Revision

If you have been checking your emails you will know about computer issues, etc. If not, apologies again for the delay, but the [redone] Energy and Life revision guide is now here - the password is Ben's geographical nickname!

The others will be going in the same folder as soon as they are done, which I am hoping will be Wednesday at the latest.

Sunday, 21 December 2008

Oceans - The Arctic

I suspect that you were all too busy revising or writing coursework on Friday night (hmm...) to be watching the final programme in the excellent Oceans series, where the team went off to explore the Arctic. However, Friday's programme - and the rest of the series (the Southern Ocean one particularly is worth checking out) - is still available on iPlayer... Get watching!

Friday, 12 December 2008

Dress the Antarctic scientist...

Reminders about last week's lessons will be appearing over the weekend... As Yr13 were so upset that we didn't have time to play "Dress the Antarctic scientist" though, here it is:


Sunday, 7 December 2008

Tourism in Antarctica

Thanks to Anna who has just sent me this link to a news story about the increase in tourism in Antarctica.

You may well have seen the other day that another tourist cruise ship ran aground just off the Antarctic Peninsula. All the passengers were rescued, and it was thought that the ship was unlikely to sink, but it was leaking fuel... The picture below will take you to the BBC coverage of the story.